Growing Natives Garden Tour 2013

Childrens Sensory Garden (7 photos)

Garden #54, San Jose


While this garden is open all year round, visiting it during the tour day provides an opportunity to ask the docents about any particularly interesting plants or features.

Address: 647 South King Road, San Jose (click the address to show it on a map).

Directions: From northbound 101 exit Story Road heading east and turn left on S. King Road.

Showcase Features: This garden is part of the large Emma Prusch Farm Park. A Victorian home is surrounded by a native garden with a variety of plants to teach and to engage children in the exploration of California's flora and fauna.

Other Garden Attractions: A wheel barrel turned planter, decorative logs and a log bench accent the larger variety of native plantings, including: manzanita, coffeeberry, toyon, CA buckwheat, pink flowering currant, tan bark oak, twinberry, ceanothurs, bush lupine, bush anemone, various sages (white, Cleveland, bee's bliss, hummingbird, etc.), CA buckwheat, CA wild rose, monkeyflower, yarrow, CA fescue, deer grass, etc.

Gardening for Wildlife: Food, shelter & nesting places are provided for wild critters

Years of CA Native Gardening at this Location: 3

Garden Size: 2000 sq.ft

Designer: Alan Hackler, Bay Maples: Wild California Gardens
Installer: Alan Hackler, Bay Maples: Wild California Gardens

Plant list: In preparation, will be linked later...

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